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Bag. Maroon silk velvet embroidered with cut steel beads and polychrome silk in floral motifs. Steel frame, stud closure on obverse flap. Red silk cords. Bead fringe along 3-sided base. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

French, 1870–85

Object Place

France

Dimensions

17.5 x 15 cm (6 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1147

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery; beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes